Jets Incapability Against Denver Reveals Their Pretender Side

Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse more stories
Jets Incapability Against Denver Reveals Their Pretender Side

A score of 34-17 is never good to lose by, but it was horrible for the New York Jets today. Brett Favre went a weak 23-for-43 with one pick, and no touchdowns, a game removed from beating the formerly undefeated Titans 34-13.

I'm not saying that the Jets are pretenders, definitely not, sitting atop the AFC East at 8-4 and the current No. 3 seed.  All I'm saying is that letting Peyton Hillis, the undrafted rookie FB from Arkansas, rush for 129 yards and a score isn't exactly impressive.

The Jets will still be playoff bound, in my opinion, drawing the 4-8 Niners next week, followed by the unimpressive 6-6 Bills, and then another easy win as the Jets travel to Seattle to play the 2-10 Seahawks. They close out the season against the Dolphins, a winnable game, but not automatic.

The Jets were looking very strong having won five in a row, their last two being the most impressive.  Favre led the Jets to a 34-31 thriller over division rival Pats, and then over the Titans, now 11-1.

As I said, I still think the men in green will make the playoffs, and I don't think they're pretenders. I just think that the Jets exposed themselves, and their pretender side.

So, while on this topic, let's take a look at the other bubble teams:


Pats (7-5)

Dolphins (7-5)

Cowboys (8-4)

Bears (6-5)

Vikings (6-5)

Saints (6-6, I hesitated before putting them here)


Bills (6-6)

Redskins (7-5)

Packers (5-7)

Cardinals (7-5)


Broncos (7-5)

Eagles (6-5-1)

Follow New York Jets from B/R on Facebook

Follow New York Jets from B/R on Facebook and get the latest updates straight to your newsfeed!

New York Jets

Subscribe Now

By signing up for our newsletter, you agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.

Thanks for signing up.